March 29, 2012

Card Challenge Tuesday: Shaped Card and Handmade Flower!

Here is my shaped card I did on my Silhouette, using BoBunny Country Garden papers...this is a commissioned card for a friend of mine to thank the volunteer gardeners that have been working on her organic farm in exchange for room and board while traveling the world! Hope they like it :) The layered flower is made from same paper line...some vintage lace and ribbon and a Unity Stamp Co. stamp finish it off...

March 26, 2012

Once Upon A Sketch: March 15 Challenge

I am really learning a lot from trying sketches for my layouts, so here is my layout based on this sketch by Nadia Cannizzo for the Once Upon A Sketch March 15 Challenge... It needs to have I Miss in the title and journaling about something that you are missing... I chose my home country and parents! I used Prima Nature's Garden papers for this layout, love them!
Here is my layout...

March 21, 2012

BoBunny Card Challenge: March 20


Here is the sketch I based my card on...
And here is my take on it...

Using BoBunny Gabrielle papers...

March 19, 2012

Gone Fishing!

Here is a layout I did using a technique I learned from Frank Garcia. He has a tutorial on the ripped paper technique, here, on his blog, go check it out!!

March 17, 2012

C'est Magnifique March Sketch Challenge

I had a lot of fun doing this layout, love all the papers, the flowers, the resin, the resist canvas...all so yummy! I took a photo of my daughter Aine looking thoughful while sitting on a bench and thought it was fitting to use with the resin piece!

March 13, 2012

I need to start doing some more quilting again!!

I am so sorry that this has been overtaken by paper crafting, but it is my current love... I do sew every week, just not enough to photograph :(  Must try to start putting aside a few hours to make my bed quilt as the current quilt is disintegrating!

I do have plenty of cards and layouts to show...so I hope you don't mind!!

Here is my roundup of cards since my last post...

And some of my layouts...





Things are going fairly well here, a little blip with MS and my eyes, but seems to be improving and doctor is not worried, so I won't be either!

I am keeping up with my photo a day of the girls and our little daily activities...please go ahead and friend me on Facebook to have a look!

More soon, I hope!

March 12, 2012

March 1, 2012

Another Unity Card Challenge: Hearts with no red or pink!!

Here is a card I made for a friend who is going through a hard time and adjustment to her lift... She deserves to find happy again sometime, even if it might take a while...I just wanted to let her know I was thinking of her...

The card uses blue and the sentiment is stamped for a soft effect... I used the You Deserve Happy stamp of the week stamp to stamp and paper piece the hearts, though I only wanted the stamping visible on the first one... Thanks for looking...